August 19, 2010
Chicago Public Schools are stepping up to the HealthierUS School Challenge to confront the childhood obesity epidemic.
August 5, 2010
Boise is the latest city to educate residents about homelessness and encourage them to donate to local charities instead of panhandlers.
July 29, 2010
A UNC professor set up an online space where experts and officials can share and expand their water policy knowledge.
July 22, 2010
New Jersey Transit is implementing a program that offers a more serene environment for those who enjoy a quiet commute.
July 20, 2010
In the public sector, failure is often a career ender. A panel at the Urban Institute discussed why it shouldn't be a last step, but a step towards success.
July 19, 2010
Some say the federal government should send another round of aid to states.
July 15, 2010
In Berkshire, Mass., juvenile delinquents study Shakespearean texts and stage plays instead of traditional sentences.
July 8, 2010
Some states are fighting a move in Congress to centralize federal power over health insurance premium rate reviews.
July 2, 2010
Just when it looks like homeowners are finally getting a break, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are threatening to halt progress on local governments’ efforts to encourage energy-efficiency upgrades.